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Mendel Art Gallery

Although she lived in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, for most of the past 40 years, artist Wynona Croft Mulcaster, fondly called “Nonie,” never really left the Prairies behind. more

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Considering the starkly different practices of Kara Uzelman and Tammi Campbell in concerning certain events – Uzelman’s clustered ready-mades, Campbell’s meticulous play on absence and minimalism – their ideas overlap and mesh effectively. more

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"Rug from Afghanistan"

Maciej Linowski

Woven carpets documenting social and cultural upheaval in Afghanistan are the focus of Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan. With work from the end of the 20th century, the exhibition considers the role of creative practice in global affairs. more

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"Untitled"

Collection of Mendel Art Gallery.

Two public galleries are mounting special exhibitions this year to celebrate milestone anniversaries – the Art Gallery of Alberta turns 90, while the Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon is 50. more

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Remai Modern CEO, Gregory Burke, is pleased to officially announce today that the new gallery currently under construction will be known as Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan. more

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"David Thauberger in his Regina studio"

Photo by Don Hall.

Part workshop, part memory palace, David Thauberger’s studio is a long room with high ceilings on the second floor of the old press club building in Regina’s warehouse district. more

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Tristram Lansdowne, "Axis Mundi", 2012

Credit: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Photo © NGC

Drawing can and often does incorporate just about any medium. It can be so many things: shiny reflective material (Ed Pien’s "Invisible"); holographic foil (Sandy Plotnikoff); or ‘traditional’ watercolour and coloured pencil (Tristram Lansdowne). more

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Victoria artist Tracey Nelson mobilizes her fondness for handcrafted sock monkeys to consider craft, collecting, play theory and DIY culture in Walls of Intrigue and Cabinets of Curiosity. more

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"Sharpie (detail)"

Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York.

An ecological metaphor of fluxing ideals pulls viewers into the plastic world of "Rewilding Modernity," curated by the Mendel Art Gallery’s chief curator, Lisa Baldissera. more

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On September 27, 2013 the RBC Foundation announced a $250,000 donation for the Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan, and its Artists by Artists mentorship program. more

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"They Made A Day Be A Day Here" considers the shifting identities of contemporary artists on the Prairies. more

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This catalogue for a recent retrospective exhibition by Ruth Cuthand was shortlisted for the 2013 Saskatchewan Book Awards. more

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The Mendel Art Gallery is delighted to announce a major addition to its collection. BMO Financial Group will be gifting a sculpture from one of Canada’s leading contemporary artists, Kim Adams, entitled "Love Birds". more

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The Board of Trustees of the Mendel Art Gallery, and the future Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Burke as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. more

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Things that were, could be and are yet to be shimmer like architectural blueprints drawn in silverpoint. Alison Norlen’s wire sculptures of bridges, boardwalks, expo pavilions and amusement-park rides form a maze of shifting scale. more

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"The names of things", which brings together three Saskatoon artists working in drawing and sculpture, is a bit like a natural science museum gone quietly awry. more

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Remai Gallery receives extraordingary donation of Picasso prints from the Frank and Ellen Remai Foundation more

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This fall, Bill Burns, artist and CEO of “Safety Gear for Small Animals”, invites gallery visitors to create and broadcast "Bird Radio," the sounds of 17 birds endemic to the regions of Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq, and Canada. more

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Catherine Crowston has been appointed executive director of the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton. At the Mendel Gallery, soon to be renamed the Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan, Lisa Baldissera was recently appointed chief curator. more

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The Mendel Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Lisa Baldissera, a London, UK-based independent curator and writer, has accepted the position of Chief Curator, effective August 6, 2012. more

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